More than €400,000 spent on Wild Atlantic Way signs

A sign for the Wild Atlantic Way between Burt and Newtown.

DONEGAL County Council is set to spend more than €400,000 on signage for the Wild Atlantic Way, it has been revealed.

In a question to the Council by Fianna Fáíl councillor, Paul Canning, the Newtown man asked how much would be spent on the signage in Donegal for the new tourism initiative.

In his detailed response, Council engineer Michael Heaney revealed that “in excess” of €400,000 would be spent.

He said that signage for the route will be provided at 240 junctions on national, regional and local roads. However he said that the costings and tendering for the work was currently ongoing but it was expected to exceed €400,000 and would be funded by grant aid from Fáilte Ireland.

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